Coalinga, California Photograph Album, ca. 1910-1925

Processed by James Ryan.
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California 94720-6000

Coalinga, California Photograph Album, ca. 1910-1925

BANC PIC 1984.073 --ALB

The Bancroft Library

University of California

Berkeley, California 1996
Finding aid and digital representations of archival materials funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
    Processed and encoded by:
    California Heritage Digital Image Access Project staff in The Bancroft Library and The Library's Electronic Text Unit
    Digital images processed by:
    The Library Photographic Service
    Finding aid completed:
    April 1996
© 1996 The Regents of the University of California

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Coalinga, California Photograph Album,
Date: ca. 1910-1925
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1984.073 --ALB
Extent: 1 album (173 photographic prints); 19 x 30 cm. 55 digital objects
Repository: The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Collection stored off-site. Advance notice required for use.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Copyright restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item] Coalinga, California photograph album, BANC PIC 1984.073 --ALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Digital Representations Available

Digital representations of selected original pictorial materials are available in the list of materials below. Digital image files were prepared from selected Library originals by the Library Photographic Service. Library originals were copied onto 35mm color transparency film; the film was scanned and transferred to Kodak Photo CD (by Custom Process); and the Photo CD files were color-corrected and saved in JFIF (JPEG) format for use as viewing files.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The Coalinga, California Photograph Album was purchased in 1984.

Scope and Content

The Coalinga, California Photograph Album is a colllection of 173 photographs taken during the years 1910-25. The photographer is unknown. The album primarily consists of views taken in and around Coalinga, including oil fields, the Coalinga Fiesta Parade of 1911, family and group photos, and excursions. Some photos of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, appear at the beginning of the album. One photo of a Kelso Aviation Company biplane, with a sign promoting the Kelso flying circus appears at the end of the album.

Container Listing


:1 San Francisco, Cal. May 1, 1910; Golden Gate


San Francisco, Cal. May 1, 1910.


:6 San Francisco, Cal. 1910.


:7 San Francisco, Cal.


San Francisco, Cal. 1910.


Coalinga, Cal. April. 1910.


:14 [no caption]


:15 [no caption]


:16 Huron, Cal. July, 1910.


:17 Ring River, July 4, 1910.


July 4, 1912.


:20 Coalinga, Cal. 1914.


:21 Coalinga. National Oil Co. Tanks and Refining.


:22 [no caption]


:23 Coalinga, Cal. 1908; Coalinga, Cal. 1909.


:24 Lake View Oil Gusher, Manucopa, Cal.


:25 Coalinga, Cal. 1908.


:26 [no caption]


:27 Coalinga Fiesta, May 10-11; Coalinga Fiesta, No. 2, May 10-11.


:28 Carl Chapman.


:29 Frank Jones.


:30 Virginia, New Year, 1913.


:31 [no caption]


:32 Ethel Robinson; Bessie Baurman.


:33 Santa Paula, Cal. 1913, "Springs"


:34 Hazel Baker, Coalinga, Cal; Santa Diego, Cal.


:35 [no caption]


:36 [no caption]


:37 Coalinga.


:38 Mt. Wilson, Los Angeles.


:39 [no caption]


:40 [no caption]


:41 [no caption]


:42 [no caption]


:43 [no caption]


:44 [no caption]


:45 [no caption]


:46 [no caption]


:47 [no caption]


:48 [no caption]


:49 [no caption]


:50 Front Street Coalinga, Cal. 47.


:51 [no caption]


:52 [no caption]


:53 [no caption]


:54 [no caption]


:55 [no caption]


:56 [no caption]